Assistant Principal-Range 3 - Warrnambool College

  • Victoria State Government - Education and Training
  • Warrnambool VIC 3280, Australia
  • 23 Jun, 2022

Job Description

Job ID: 1284690
Location: Warrnambool College
Department: Warrnambool College
Role Type: Assistant Principal
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Ongoing/Fixed Term: Ongoing
Classification: Assistant Principal-Range 3
Apply By: 12/07/2022
Other Information:  
Begin Date: 27/01/2023
End Date: 26/01/2028
Hours: 38.00
Contact Name: Daniel Lee
Phone: 5564 4444
School Website:


Information about our school, our ethos, programs, strategic plan, vision, values and mission statement can be obtained from our website under the ‘About’ tab @

Selection Criteria


There will be a school tour on Thursday 7th July 2022 at 10:00 a.m. for interested applicants.

Contact Jen Penn via email: to register for the school tour and to request an information pack.

Educational leadership

  • Outstanding capacity for visionary and exemplary educational leadership of a school.
  • Highly developed skills in leading and managing change including the leadership of others in the process of change.
  • Financial, managerial and administrative ability
  • Outstanding financial, organisational and resource management skills.
  • Planning, policy and program development and review
  • Exemplary values appropriate to the development of student learning with a demonstrated capacity to achieve high quality student outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement Department policies to a high level.
  • An understanding of, and a commitment to, the use of learning technologies to improve teaching and learning.

Leadership of staff and students

  • A highly developed capacity to motivate staff, develop their talents and build an effective team.
  • A clear capacity to foster a learning environment that takes account of the individual needs of students and helps students to develop their special abilities and talents

Interpersonal and communication skills

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills in individual, small group and community contexts.
  • Exemplary values pertaining to personal qualities of objectivity, sensitivity and integrity.
  • An ability to work with parents and the community to develop a strong learning environment.

Community Criteria

Demonstrated ability to enhance positive school climate for learning and lead whole school improvement initiatives


The assistant principal reports directly to the principal.

Assistant principals have a primary responsibility for the management of significant areas or functions within the school to ensure the effective development, provision and evaluation of the school's education program.  

In exercising the responsibility, assistant principals will have the authority to make all significant decisions relating to the program, budget and staff relating to their area of designated responsibility within the framework of the school's strategic plan, policies and budget.  

Assistant principals will contribute to the overall management of the school through involvement in policy formulation and decision making.

The management of significant school program or functional areas in schools involve assistant principals in the analysis of the needs of students and the translation of state educational policy and frameworks into appropriate education programs to meet the needs of all students.

Typically assistant principals will be responsible for the effective use of the teaching staff and program budget of a defined area of the school's operation and for the oversight and leadership of the educational programs provided utilising these resources.

Typically, assistant principals perform one or more of the following functions:

  • supervision and coordination of the work of senior curriculum or level coordinators;
  • allocation of budgets, positions of responsibility and other resources within the area of responsibility;
  • supervision of the delivery of teaching programs;
  • management of programs to improve the knowledge and experience of staff;
  • responsibility for general discipline matters beyond the management of classroom teachers and year level coordinators;
  • contribute to the overall management of the school;

Who May Apply

Appropriately qualified individuals currently registered or eligible for registration with the Victorian Institute of Teaching